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Description: Account of early life in Hungary to 1905; arrival in New York, 1905; work in garment industry in New York from 1911; her career in the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union from its inception, with comments on communist infiltration, union organization on the west coast, especially in San Francisco, problems with Negro and Chinese ethnic groups; appointment as vice-president of the union, and initiation of health, education, retirement and welfare benefits for the union; observations on national and local politics, and her activity in the Olson campaign; her interest in compulsory health insurance; and her work on the U.S. Manpower Commission.
Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979
Call Number: Phonotape 278 B
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This audio is part of the collection: Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley
It also belongs to collections: stream_only; California Light and Sound; Cultural & Academic Films
Artist/Composer: Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Keywords: californialightandsound; International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union; Labor movement--United States--History; Labor unions--United States--Officials and employees--Biography; Clothing workers--Labor unions--United States--History
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